International Who's Who in Popular Music 2007
Routledge, 2007 - 616 pages
The International Who's Who in Popular Music 2007 provides biographical details on some of the most talented and influential artists, as well as up-and-coming individuals from the world of popular music. International in scope, this new edition provides information on artists, varying from Eminem to Wynton Marsalis; Ray Davies to Talvin Singh.
Listed alphabetically by surname, entries provide full biographical profiles, including personal information, principal career details, recordings and compositions, and full contact details, where available. An index of groups is provided for ease of reference. Appendices include directories listing music festivals, music organizations, music awards and digital music sites providing legal downloads.
The careers of pop, rock, folk, jazz, dance, world and country music artists from around the world are profiled in this new edition. New artists are included, as well as established names in popular music. Entrants include Elvis Costello, Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter, Dizzee Rascal, Gil Scott-Heron and Joss Stone.
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ABRAMS , Muhal Richard ; American composer , musician ( piano , clarinet ) and
educator ; b . ( Richard Abrahams ) , 19 Sept. 1930 , Chicago , IL . Education :
Chicago Musical Coll . , Governors State Univ . Career : composer and arranger ...
in literature , classical piano studies . Career : tours with Eddy Mitchell 1976–77 ,
Claude Nougaro 1977 , Johnny Halliday 1978–79 , Michel Polnareff , Japan (
musical director ) 1979 , Maxime Le Forestier , Europe 1982–83 ; performer ...
Leyton : Son This Is She ; Two Sides of John Leyton ( album ) , 1962 ; with
Compositions : instrumental : Piano quintet 1957 , Allegro rustico for flute and
Pinkerton's Assorted Colours : Mirror Mirror . piano 1963 , Five Etudes for harp ,